Revolution and Ideology

History, Philosophy, Film, and Whatever Else We Feel Like Discussing

Ideology and Utopia – Karl Mannheim

Join us as we dive deep into the thought-provoking concepts of Karl Mannheim’s “Ideology and Utopia.” In this episode, we unravel Mannheim’s profound insights into the role of ideology in society. From understanding the mechanisms of ideological distortion to exploring the transformative potential of utopian imagination, we embark on a captivating journey through Mannheim’s seminal work.

Unveiling History: Rethinking Gender Roles in Early Societies

Join us for a 20-minute discussion as we delve into the intriguing world of early civilizations and challenge age-old stereotypes. In this thought-provoking video, we explore three captivating articles that shed light on the often-overlooked roles of women in ancient hunting societies.

The End of the World in Online Gaming

In this episode we discuss the academic article titled “I would not plant apple trees if the world will be wiped”.

The Japanese Colonization of Korea: A Historical Perspective

Join us as we delve into the complex and often controversial history of the Japanese colonization of Korea.

From Rubber Trade to Cultural Genocide: A History of Belgian Colonization in the Congo

Join us as we delve into the dark history of Belgian colonization in Congo. From King Leopold II’s brutal exploitation of Congolese resources to the forced labor and atrocities committed under Belgian rule, this episode uncovers the disturbing truths behind one of the most notorious colonial regimes in history. We explore the impact of Belgian colonialism on the Congolese people and the legacy that continues to shape the country to this day. Don’t miss this eye-opening account of a shameful chapter in human history.

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Is Every Act a Political Act?

Is Every Act a Political Act?

As a short follow-up to our previous episode, we discuss whether or not every act is a political act. We briefly mention commodification, socialization, industrialization, technology, capitalism, religion, and more.

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Inspirations of the Harlem Renaissance

Inspirations of the Harlem Renaissance

We sit down with musician and graduate student Ashley Ellis to discuss the Harlem Renaissance and its significance including artists such as Aaron Douglas, Archibald Motley, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday and others such as W.E.B. Du Bois and James Baldwin.

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